Should bilge systems in the hull be kept separate from topsides drains?

Asked by lampanda 5 years, 10 months ago | 1 Answers

Does bilge system in the hull is subjected to different discharge requirements? And therefore should it be kept separate from topsides drains?


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wozniakmic 5 years, 10 months ago

Yes, it is recommended that bilge drains and topside drains be designed separate. However, If the bilge piping is tied into the topside drains system, back flow of liquids or gas into the bilge system should be prevented according to API 2T.